How-to Install Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16 Mate

November 21st, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Eclipse Oxygen R2/64bit for Java SE Development on Linux Mint 16 Mate i386/Amd64 Desktop.

There is the Possibility also to Install the Eclipse Platform via apt-get But the Ubuntu Saucy Apt Repositories are still Back to Eclipse 3.8 Flavor.

So must have the Latest Eclipse IDE Platform on Mint we Proceed to Direct Download and Installation of the Eclipse Oxygen R IDE for Java SE Development Linux Release.

The Contents and Details of How-to Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16 are Essentials and Give Focus only to Instructions and Commands.

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  1. Download Latest Eclipse for Java on Linux:

    Eclipse Oxygen R IDE Java Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Eclipse into /tmp
    Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16 - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16 - Open Terminal
  4. Relocating Eclipse

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    chown -R root:root /tmp/eclipse && mv /tmp/eclipse /opt/
  5. Starting Eclipse from Terminal

    Making a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/eclipse/eclipse /usr/local/bin/eclipse

    After you can Start Eclipse from Terminal simply with:

    eclipse
  6. Create an Eclipse Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Mate Menu How Launcher
    Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Linux Mint 16 - Mate Eclipse Launcher
  7. Install Oracle Official Java SE JDK
    To Get the Best Results is Strongly Recommended the Oracle Official Java JDK!

    Install Oracle JDK for Linux Mint

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